Smersh is Russian for "Death to Spies" and was the name of a set of counterintelligence agencies formed in the Soviet Army during World War II. Their mission was to secure the rear of the active Red Army by arresting traitors, deserters, spies and criminal cells.
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Releasedatum: 16 okt 2007

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Smersh is Russian for "Death to Spies" and was the name of a set of counterintelligence agencies formed in the Soviet Army during World War II. Their mission was to secure the rear of the active Red Army by arresting traitors, deserters, spies and criminal cells. During the war these agents became the main force combating the German intelligence service.
As captain of the 4th department of Smersh, it is your job to execute these operations in the heart of enemy territory. Be prepared to complete various tasks, including stealing important documents, eliminating enemy officers, kidnapping high-ranking officials, and sabotage enemy plans.
  • Third-person stealth action immerses the player into the atmosphere of World War II military intelligence operations.
  • Different types of missions based on real historical intelligence and counterintelligence operations.
  • Freedom to choose the way a mission is completed.
  • Extensive real-life indoor and outdoor locations.
  • A variety of different spy skills at the player's disposal such as sneak, hide, carry dead bodies, change clothes, mine objects, throw knives, sniping, picking locks, setting traps and many others.
  • Authentic weapons and vehicles of World War II.

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    Minimum:
    • Supported OS: Windows® 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10
    • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 1.7 GHz or AMD Athlon 1.8 GHz (Intel Pentium 4 2.4 GHz or AMD Athlon 2.4 GHz+ or higher recommended)
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM (1 GB RAM recommended)
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 5200/ATI Radeon 9500 with 128 MB RAM or higher(NVIDIA GeForce 6800/ATI Radeon X800 with 256 MB RAM or higher recommended)*
    • DirectX Version: DirectX® version 9.0 (included) or higher
    • Sound: DirectX® version 9.0-compatible sound card
    • Hard Drive: 3 GB free space
    * Indicates device should be compatible with DirectX® version 9.0 or higher.
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Dibastian
( 0.3 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 22 mei
Terrible port and game nothing but problems with it
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Axiom
( 16.3 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 22 mei
This game is an underrated gem, closest thing to a hitman game and thrice harder. Its like a third person commandos game where you play the entire game as the SPY.
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Alright
( 25.3 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 16 mei
i have played many stealth games like hitman series and so on.. however i have never played a stealth game as hard as this one, the main appeal of the game is finding the holes in the security and exploit them; any small mistake can result in disaster.
9.5/10.
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DIAZ95Z
( 0.1 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 16 mei
This is cancer for your PC.
I run arma 3 on the highest settings online no problem!
- Then i buy this then i experience 4 black screens before i can hit new game. then once im loading the first mission my pc actually restarts itself. Read the how to guides ect to fix this and so many people have the same issue. If you have watched gameplay on youtube like i did leave it at that. You may be apart of the 70% that cannot run this game without it crashing and if your the 30% that it magically works for then buy a lottery ticket kid
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twofacetoo
( 1.9 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 21 april
Don't bother
This game's difficulty is permanently cranked to 'extreme', no matter what you pick before the level. The enemies seem to have eyes in the back of their heads, even when I'm running through a blizzard in a white outfit and the enemies shouldn't be able to see or hear anything I still get seen instantly. The game also gives you ZERO chance of escape if you get seen.
Couple all of that with the NUMEROUS gameplay issues such as crashes, keyboard commands deciding not to work, the game simply not starting on some systems, and to cap it all the cheats don't even work. Yes, I trid to use cheats in order to play the game with a bit more leniency, yet the game wouldn't even let me use them.
It's a complete mess, which is a shame because the idea is interesting, taking place in a real historical context.
Overall, this game is not recommended. It's beyond difficult even at it's easiest setting.
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LanceL
( 14.1 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 19 april
No idea why this game is so underrated, but this is one of the best stealth games out there.
i do enjoy Hitman series, but this game is enjoyable in a different way.
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TheBleedingPanda
( 2.2 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 10 april
Well the game was good for like the first 2 weeks i had it. And those 2 first weeks I was in the first level on the normal diffuclty. Also after the two weeks the game never stoped lagging, the floor was poping out and it was imposible to play. But I am going to delete it and re install it to se what happends.
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Fino
( 9.0 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 3 april
Lacks the variety in approach that made the hitman series great.
Not only that,but the gameplay is centered around seeing the enemy's line of sight in the map at all times,even in the highest difficulty,which is not the kind of stealth i like.
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Allrounder18x
( 1.6 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 30 maart
Awesome game, more realistic than hitman for sure and it will be a great experience for you if you wish to play it super stealthy.
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{4K} JAW (Nosce Teipsum)
( 10.1 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 30 maart
It is true when people compare it to World War 2 Hitman. For example, most dead NPC's uniforms can be stolen and worn. Be warned though: This game is hard! I don't play many stealth games, but even on the lowest difficulty, the enemy's suspicion meter seems to increase very quickly and easily. One thing that makes stealth hard is that silent takedowns are hard to perform. When you crouch run behind the enemy to complete a takedown, their suspicion raises to full almost instantly. If you screw up here, the guard will turn around and quickly unload a mag and kill you. Another thing, which I have yet to see in another stealth game, is that when you are disguised and walk into a guard's "cone of vision", their cone of vision will follow you for a time because they are watching you, which could lead to the suspicion meter growing. Also, even when disguised, like in hitman, higher ranked NPC's will get suspicious of you faster.

So far, I have not completely finished any level stealthily, as I'm not very patient. Instead, I use more of a run-and-gun playstyle with a small mix of stealth. So far there have not been any stealth requirement levels, but I expect one might come up. One thing to note if you plan on run and gunning is that the guns are realistic in terms of recoil. Holding down the trigger for more than 2 seconds will send your sights flying upwards, so you will find yourself clicking your left mouse button for every shot to be accurate, even on smgs.

One con that I have noticed is that on multiple occasions, I would stealth kill one guard, and then the body gets found. Normal, right? Well, if there are five or six guards nearby, and they all see the body, they will run to it and start searching nearby. This system makes it so that at times, one body will make multiple guards clump around it and make easy targets of themselves. A couple of times, I've thrown a grenade at these groups and gotten multiple easy kills.

Another problem is that if you camp in a one enterance area and hold your crosshairs on the door, wave after wave of guards will come running through the door idiotically, and run right into your spray. The only way they can prevent this, is if they see you, they will sometimes throw a grenade at you (Instant death, no matter how much health). The problem with this is if you are camping a door, you will most likely spray them down before they have time to throw a grenade. Because of this exploit, after several camping sessions, the door way would literally have a heap of 10 to 15 corpses.

Another complaint I have is that when driving cars, going reverse will make the camera akwardly look down, then back. Also if you are reversing, the camera gets locked looking backwards, meaning that you cannot look in fromt of you while reversing, and vice-versa (this mechanic gets really annoying specially when you are trying to escape guards and can't look at them unless you are driving towards them.

Also, if you are worried about content, you don't have to. At the time of me typing this, I have run-and-gunned my way through 3 missions in 9 hours (though I did make it my mission to kill all the nazis on all of those maps, even the ones that were out of the way) Plus, these levels are highly replayable, as you can choose your loadout at the start. You can choose any combination of equiptment you want through a weight system.

Because of the difficulty in stealth, health system (no regen and only one full health medkit-sometimes none-per level) and shooting mechanics, this game really is hardcore stealth-action.


For me, Death to Spies is a steal a $10 for any stealth, action, or WW2 fan!



Oh, and also, lots of people say their game is buggy beyond playability, but I haven't experienced any game-breaking bugs yet. (I'm playing on a windows 10, i7 Laptop with Intel graphics)
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Baneblaaaade
( 0.3 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 28 maart
I was really hoping to try out this game beings I love stealth games. Unfortunately it seemed to have many bugs. I'm not sure if there was a way to fix it but it only had a certain amount of resolutions to choose from. The game bugged out numerous times and showed large chunks of the map across my screen (artifacts I believe) by just walking to the side of a hill. Wouldn't go away for some odd reason. One more thing was randomly my guy would only go slightly to the left or right when I just pushed the up key. Honesly this would be a really fun game but I guess it didn't turn out well for me to say the least.
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quick save+quick load simulator
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Jackaler
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I loved the early Commandos games, and this basically plays like a 3D version of that. I like it.
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Umbreon
( 15.4 uur in totaal )
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I just like to try and kill everyone on the map when I can and beat the missions that way. I thought it could be hard in Hitman, but dear god it's nothing compared to this...
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Pretty good.
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TrendSetter
( 17.1 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 5 maart
Feels like a mix of Hitman 2016 with Splinter Cell Chaos Theory's interactive menu and aesthetically like Metal Gear Solid 3, and it does it damn well. You manage your mission loadout with a weight and item slot limit forcing you to carefully decide what you need without being too punishing. You can scrape through a mission any way you need to. The challenge is nice without being impossible, and you can salvage a situation as quickly as you can screw it up. One weird thing about this game is that it doesn't recognize MMB as an input. not too big a deal since there aren't so many controls that you'll be all over your keyboard.
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nibbler
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The protagonist may be a bishop, because he only seems to move diagonally instead of straight forward. Unlike most bishops though, he also gets stuck or jammed on invisible barriers.

Looks like it could be fun, but the bugs make it unplayable. I may revisit this if/when it becomes more refined.
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Derak
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This game should be used to test if people are mentally stable.
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This game is an underrated gem, closest thing to a hitman game and thrice harder. Its like a third person commandos game where you play the entire game as the SPY.
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14.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 19 april
No idea why this game is so underrated, but this is one of the best stealth games out there.
i do enjoy Hitman series, but this game is enjoyable in a different way.
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1.6 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 2 maart
It is Hitman in the 1940's but with double the bugs, most of them gamebreaking at times. Something as simple as walking in a straight line seems to be too much for this game to handle as a common bug forces you to walk at a 45 degree angle until the mission is reset.

Indoors is your biggest enemy in this game as you will constantly be getting stuck in place by invisable obsticles and doorways.

The original release had some pretty decent damage models, blood, and also had swastika instead of blank red armbands and banners.

This release however is the good goy censored version of the game. This was done to be released in Europe because Germany thinks the best way to move forward is to deny the past and feed false information.

Wonder who thought of that great idea. Rated 271,504/6 million

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I just like to try and kill everyone on the map when I can and beat the missions that way. I thought it could be hard in Hitman, but dear god it's nothing compared to this...
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Geplaatst: 27 maart
I loved the early Commandos games, and this basically plays like a 3D version of that. I like it.
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10.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 30 maart
It is true when people compare it to World War 2 Hitman. For example, most dead NPC's uniforms can be stolen and worn. Be warned though: This game is hard! I don't play many stealth games, but even on the lowest difficulty, the enemy's suspicion meter seems to increase very quickly and easily. One thing that makes stealth hard is that silent takedowns are hard to perform. When you crouch run behind the enemy to complete a takedown, their suspicion raises to full almost instantly. If you screw up here, the guard will turn around and quickly unload a mag and kill you. Another thing, which I have yet to see in another stealth game, is that when you are disguised and walk into a guard's "cone of vision", their cone of vision will follow you for a time because they are watching you, which could lead to the suspicion meter growing. Also, even when disguised, like in hitman, higher ranked NPC's will get suspicious of you faster.

So far, I have not completely finished any level stealthily, as I'm not very patient. Instead, I use more of a run-and-gun playstyle with a small mix of stealth. So far there have not been any stealth requirement levels, but I expect one might come up. One thing to note if you plan on run and gunning is that the guns are realistic in terms of recoil. Holding down the trigger for more than 2 seconds will send your sights flying upwards, so you will find yourself clicking your left mouse button for every shot to be accurate, even on smgs.

One con that I have noticed is that on multiple occasions, I would stealth kill one guard, and then the body gets found. Normal, right? Well, if there are five or six guards nearby, and they all see the body, they will run to it and start searching nearby. This system makes it so that at times, one body will make multiple guards clump around it and make easy targets of themselves. A couple of times, I've thrown a grenade at these groups and gotten multiple easy kills.

Another problem is that if you camp in a one enterance area and hold your crosshairs on the door, wave after wave of guards will come running through the door idiotically, and run right into your spray. The only way they can prevent this, is if they see you, they will sometimes throw a grenade at you (Instant death, no matter how much health). The problem with this is if you are camping a door, you will most likely spray them down before they have time to throw a grenade. Because of this exploit, after several camping sessions, the door way would literally have a heap of 10 to 15 corpses.

Another complaint I have is that when driving cars, going reverse will make the camera akwardly look down, then back. Also if you are reversing, the camera gets locked looking backwards, meaning that you cannot look in fromt of you while reversing, and vice-versa (this mechanic gets really annoying specially when you are trying to escape guards and can't look at them unless you are driving towards them.

Also, if you are worried about content, you don't have to. At the time of me typing this, I have run-and-gunned my way through 3 missions in 9 hours (though I did make it my mission to kill all the nazis on all of those maps, even the ones that were out of the way) Plus, these levels are highly replayable, as you can choose your loadout at the start. You can choose any combination of equiptment you want through a weight system.

Because of the difficulty in stealth, health system (no regen and only one full health medkit-sometimes none-per level) and shooting mechanics, this game really is hardcore stealth-action.


For me, Death to Spies is a steal a $10 for any stealth, action, or WW2 fan!



Oh, and also, lots of people say their game is buggy beyond playability, but I haven't experienced any game-breaking bugs yet. (I'm playing on a windows 10, i7 Laptop with Intel graphics)
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1.6 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 30 maart
Awesome game, more realistic than hitman for sure and it will be a great experience for you if you wish to play it super stealthy.
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29.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 26 januari
This is probably one of my favorite games. Stealth, stealth, stealth. It definitely hit that genre. Looking past the great gameplay, there isn't much of a story, but that wasn't the focus. This is definitely a good cheap game, and you should play it because the third one is coming out soon.
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0.7 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 22 februari
Interesting game about russian spies at World War II. It plays like old Hitman games. The thing I don't like is controls. Controls are hard a blittle bit.
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0.3 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 17 januari
This is like Hitman, but much more challenging and with bigger levels.
Give it a try if you are into the genre like i am.
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1.2 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 16 februari 2015
Well bought the game on sale, but then again i played just a couple of minutes (yes...you can actualy judge a game with so little of game experience time).
From the moment to start it was the same clunky controls as in Death to Spies moment of truth.
So technically speaking, the game supposed to be stealthy, but the way the devs brings it to you, is pure poor drama.
Wenn you want to perform a stealth kill, the controls actually dont respond, and switching between a kill cost alot of time, because the player feels like you actually walk in a mud of dog ♥♥♥♥. So responding between action and sneaking is not solid enough to play this game like a boss spy. The game itself is damn hard to play through the whole campaign, and The AI is a real circus' when it comes in hand to hand combat.
Waste of my time to give this a good change.

For the 99ct you better grab a beer than buying this game!
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104.5 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 16 november 2013
After completing this game on the hardest difficulty, I can say, that this is the only game that has a similar gameplay to the Hitman franchise. And if it didn't had an unlimited save option on the last difficulty, it was going to be a lot harder than any of the Hitman games. This game is definitly not for everyone. It is one of the hardest stealth games ever made and shooting your way out is impossible on most of the missions. The game has the wonderful stealth feauture of hiding in plain sight by using different disguises to infiltrate enemy areas. But most of the places are so crowded, that you will find it very hard to remain undetected, even if you take an unique disguise. Getting a disguise is not easy, enemies are hard to be distracted most of the times and after getting distracted, they can become very unpredictable, so you have to be very patient. Things I liked about the game are:
+ this is a pure stealth game that combines a lot of elements from other stealth games
+ disguises work significantly well, as long as you don't do anything suspicious;
+ things like running, crouching or crawling are suspicious, so you cannot act strange in front of your enemy and hope you can get away with it;
+ in order for you disguise to work, as a Russian spy, you must only carry enemy German weapons or they will detect you;
+ disguises work only if they are acquired after sedating, strangling or stunning an enemy, which means you cannot shoot someone, take his clothes and expect to fool someone else, while the outfit is covered in blood;
+ if enemies get alerted after sounding an alarm, like when they found an unconscious body for example, this will automatically mean you can no longer use stealth as an onption because enemies know there is something very wrong with the situation and won't be fooled again. So you must be stealthy all the time, in order to complete most of the missions;
+ you have a lot tools at your disposal like chloroform for sedating, strangling wire, pliers, knifes, pitlocks, explosives, snipers an other other guns and most of the times, you can choose what you need the at the start of every mission;
+ the minimap and the detection meter are very helpful to complete the mission;
+ you have a rating system that monitors your playstyle like in the Hitman franchise
Things I didn't like about the game are:
- you don't have that much of a freedom like in the Hitman titles;
- they can detect you too easily at times, especially when enemies tend to stare at you for no reason.
- characters seem to be communicating with each other, but you can never hear real actual conversations
- the story is very weak, so if you are looking for a good plot in the WW2 era and a motive to complete the levels to see what happens next, this is not the case
- the character you play as is also too plain. You won't hear him say anything during the missions and you won't find him interesting at all like Agent 47 from the Hitman games.
- the game was not polished and it has some technical issues
Overall, this game was not fully developed. It has some very interesting and challenging gameplay and most of the times, it surpasses the gameplay of other stealth games especially in realism, but due to the fact that the game was made with a low budget, it wasn't developed to be a top-selling title. I only recommend this game to people who really enjoy playing stealth games, especially Hitman fans.
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68.2 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 3 augustus 2015
Death to Spies is probably the most niche recommendation I can possibly give.
While by no means is it bad, it's definitely the type of game you're either going to love or hate.
The problems it has are pretty big.

It has almost no sense of atmosphere, with many levels lacking music. Most of the characters in-game are lacking any sense of real voice acting.
Most blatantly the international version of the game is censored to not include swastikas or Hitler portraits.
There are NO subtitles whatsoever, and the few english voice actors they brought on to do cutscene work are absolutely monotone, beneath even Bethesda level.

Thankfully, if you're in love with stealth games, all of this is trumped by the frankly insane amount of work put into the game's levels and mechanics. You will probably never find a stealth game that's as hard, yet as fair as this one.
You will work for HOURS finding the perfect disguise and route to penetrate the ONE small hole in security the developers made for you, and you will ♥♥♥♥ing LOVE it.

That said? If you don't feel like spending loads of time, patience and thought on any given level in a stealth game, you're probably playing the wrong one.
Death to Spies has levels so difficult and guarded that the game expects a degree of lethality, rewarding the best rating in spite of 10 or so guards killed at times. This makes it fairly unique amongst the game's peers in that while it doesn't encourage lethality, it makes it a necessity rather than shunning murder altogether.

If you like tough as nails, yet fair and complex stealth games to the point that you can tolerate questionable delivery? Pick this game up.
You owe it to yourself.
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26.6 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 25 november 2014
You are a Soviet counterintelligence agent reliving his memories of sabotage / assassination assignments for SMERSH through flashbacks during an interrogation. The storyline is scattered, as it features select important missions from the spy's CV. Each mission is thus standalone and the main character remains the mysterious strong & silent type. The graphics and controls remind me a lot of Mafia 1 and Max Payne 1 and 2. The shooting accuracy is very messy (not smooth). The game is undemanding and runs smoothly even on older / weaker rigs. Despite it being set in WWII, you won't get that "nazi bashing" feel you get with most games set in that era. DTS is a long enough (will take you 10-12 hours to comlete), stealth-oriented game, so you get lots of rewards for acting qietly - infiltrating enemy compounds, silently disposing of bodies and walking around in enemy uniforms, for the obtainment of which you get a rich array of tools (strangling cord, cloroform, poison, throwing knives, silenced weapons, distraction tools and opportunities, whistling, etc) and you get a rating for your work at the end of each mission.

A lot of people and gaming magazines claim the game is overly difficult, and it is not due to the quality of AI. As a matter of fact, the game is difficult mostly due to their quantity. Some missions are literally spammed with civvies and soldiers (who are immune to spatial awareness) to the point where you can't reach your objective on time. Don't get me wrong, even on the easy difficulty, the AI has excellent sight, hearing and identifying capabilities. The higher up you go in uniform, the less suspicion you arouse. Enemies will also recognize foreign weapons and backpacks. Trigger an alarm and you'll have to redo a whole section. Save, save, save. I normally have around 7-10 saves per mission and each mission is about an hour long, mostly because of unknown variables, such as random civvies / soldiers walking in, or you walking in on an uncomfortable set of enemies. You'll spend a lot of time scheming and waiting for an opportunity to strike and hide a body, or a window to run past a diplomat, pick his safe and replace his documents. Compared to other stealth games like Splinter Cell, Death to Spies is more "wooden" and realistic in terms of the human limitations your character has - get in trouble once and it's over. He can't even climb stuff other than ladders. He's just a regular guy, and that makes fooling an entire enemy base such a rewarding experience.
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10.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 21 november 2014
This is a third person stealth shooter, where you play as a Soviet spy during the second world war. The graphics of the game are a bit outdated, and the AI isn't the best, but the storyline and the rather difficult gameplay make up for it. I'd definitely reccomend this game if you like stealth games.
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34.2 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 18 mei 2014
This game is overall very good. It is very different from your average WWII game which there's a lot of shooting. This game involves careful planning and stealth. You will find yourself dead very quickly if you start shooting. I will discuss this game under these heading:

LEVELS: There are 10 levels in total. Most of them take at least 1 hour to complete. The levels include; a German concentration camp, a British hotel, an American military base and a German military school. A detailed tutorial mission can be done at the start of the game.

DISGUISES: Disguises are an important element of this game. Most levels you start off in Soviet military camouflage clothes. German soldiers will immediately start shooting at you until you get a disguise. There are different disguises available. A German soldier is the most basic disguise. Most German soldiers will not bother you but higher ranks may see through your disguise. Some levels require you to get officer's uniforms, staff's clothes (e.g. a chef) or a worker's clothes.

WEAPONS: Before you start each level you can fully customise your equipment. You can carry a shoulder, side and a knife weapon. Main weapons include MP40s, MP44s and Stens. Many pistols are also available. The silenced pistol is he most useful. Knifes can be carried - they can be used at close range or thrown. For silent kills you are equipped with a choke cord and chloroform. You can also punch people, although this is nosier.

VEHICLES: Vehicles can be driven in some missions. Trucks, motorbikes and cars can be driven.

UI: You can swap between a main map and a mini-map. You can use the + and - keys to zoom in and out. The AI are shown as green, yellow, red and grey icons; green meaning no suspicion of you, yellow - vary (don't stay around these guys too long!), red - alert, usually if they see you they will raise the alarm and grey - civilians. A suspicion meter appears at the top of the screen when guards are suspicious of you. If this fills the alarm will be raised.

AI: There are many different types/appearances of AI people, though they aren't great. Once you start shooting they tend to run around crazily until they compose themselves. Mostly they're OK though.

Sound: The sound is good in this game. German music can be heard coming from gramophones and the environmental sound are good. The AI are pretty wordless. This is improved in the sequel Moment of Truth (they say Heil Hitler to you if you're dressed as an officer!)

OTHER: You can pick locks, spy through keyholes, sabotage functions to distract attention away and more.

This is a great game I recommend you buy it (wait for a sale somewhere - and get the Gold Edition, it works out cheaper). If you like a game with lots of pace and action this may not be the game for you.
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0.4 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 13 januari 2014
Agent 47 and the gang go to WWII except this time its eye gougingly difficult.
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2.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 29 september 2015
You will die.... alot, but you will have a hell of a good time doing it. Very hardcore game that feels like it could have inspired many of the shooters/stealth games we know today.
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